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$650,000 + GST (if any)

Small Rural Holding

Seldom available in the Dipton area are rural holdings of this type.

Excellent opportunity to enter into the farming world and secure your first farm, or would make a good local addition to an already existing business.

Land Area

32 ha

Nearest Town

Dipton 4.5km, Lumsden 16km, Winton 32km, Invercargill 62km.

Primary School

Dipton Primary.

Secondary School

Northern Southland College.

Freezing Works

Alliance, Lorneville.



Present Condition ( areas approx):

Currently run in conjunction with the vendors adjoining neighbouring property.

Contour Description:

Flat to gentle to rolling steeper country.

Soil Types:

Gore soils on the flats, Waikoikoi silt loam soils on the hills.

Average Rainfall



Normal farm maintenance programme.

Main Paddocks


Water Supply

No independent water supply, run as part of adjoining farm.


Recommendations from Ballance based on soil tests. Overseer Nutrient Budget (whole farm) available.

Nitrogen used

About 100 kg/ha of Urea used on Brassica crops. In some years up to 30 kg nitrogen per hectare used on some pasture areas. Overseer Nutrient Budget (whole farm) available.

Access & Roads

Access off Lumsden-Dipton Highway.


At valuation/by negotiation.

Supplement made on Farm

100-400 bales of baleage, depending on the season.

Farm Buildings

Older hay shed.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Three electric fence units, two at pump shed at Bell Road and one at Red Block shed.

Gravel Pits

Small amount of rotten rock available.

Shelter & Trees

Historical oak plantings, poplars, eucalyptus, pond with red tussocks.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

Run in conjunction with vendors adjoining land, running ewes, hoggets, cattle, dairy cows wintered on swedes over 2012-2018, plus dairy heifers over 2015-2018.

Current Stock

Normally carry 3,500 ewes, 900-1,000 hoggets, 120 mixed cattle.


Over whole farm: Cattle weight 270kg at 18 months to 290 to 320kg carcass weight.
Lambing 138-144%. Weights average 18-18.75kg. Date: 8-10 Sept.

TB Status


Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

Farm Sales, AREINZ

P03 218 8959
M027 533 1268

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Philip Ryan
Philip Ryan

Farm Sales, AREINZ

P03 218 8959
M027 432 5770

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